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PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics

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Paul Pierce wants to play basketball with you. No, seriously.

The Celtics’ captain was not impressed by the trampoline-aided aerial acrobatics of Lucky, the team’s mascot, but he is excited at the prospect of playing “H-O-R-S-E” with a “real” Celtics fan. A game from the Massachusetts Lottery offers a chance to play with Pierce, plus other prizes.

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